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US-Nicaragua Relations / USSR Arms #294707

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Possible confrontation between Nicaragua and United States over Reagan administration's suspicion that USSR fighter aircraft are arriving there examined. [REAGAN - warns Nicaragua.] President's attitude said based on United States intelligence info. gathered from Soviet port recently; details given. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - claims USSR and Nicaragua are aware of gravity of United States stmts.] [Nicaraguan foreign minister Miguel D'ESCOTO - accuses United States of lying.]
REPORTER: David Martin

(Studio) D'Escoto reported accusing United States warships and planes of violating Nicaraguan territorial waters and airspace; Pentagon mentioned officially denying chgs.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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